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Freedom from glasses. Ortho K and alternative vision correction

Do you want to be able to see during the day without wearing glasses or contact lenses. OrthoK is the no surgical treatment for vision problems. Click to learn more.

21 September 2021

Safety Glasses

While 60% of eye injuries occur in the workplace it has been estimated that up to 21% of eye injuries in Australia are sustained while doing DIY projects at home. Recent studies have estimated that only 12% of Australian's wear eye protection.

19 August 2020

Lacitec: Providing relief from dry eyes

Lacritec is an Australian owned and Australian made product which is an oral supplement that effectively provides long term relief of dry eyes, from the inside out! Unlike the numerous ‘band-aid’ type short term eye drop treatments available almost everywhere, this powerful supplement is available

01 July 2020

Emporio Armani

Founded in 1975 by Giorgio Armani, the brand Emporio Armani boasts quality, sophistication and timeless style. Giorgio Armani was born in Piacenza Italy, and entered into the fashion world in the early sixties.

09 June 2020

Maula awareness month

May 2020 is Macular awareness month. In spite of routine eyecare visits only just returning to normal and with elderly being advised still to remain home and only leave for essential services, this blog is to educate and illustrate the importance of attending an optometry clinic

25 May 2020

Keeping your contacts clean and eyes healthy.

There has never been a more important time in our lives to consider hygiene, germs, and cleanliness. One avenue of high contamination is poorly cleaned contact lenses. Contact lens materials are prone to build up of mucous, protein and other debris from daily

11 May 2020

Why diabetics should have regular eye tests.

Diabetes can affect the eye in a number of ways. Over time diabetes can cause changes to the small blood vessels of the eye leading to leakage of fluid into the retina (Diabetic Retinopathy). This has the potential to affect vision. The risk of developing these changes increases with time

01 March 2020

Use your health fund benefits before the 31st December or you could lose them!

Did you know that most health fund benefits finish on the 31st December each year. If you haven't claimed this year, we can show you how to maximize your benefits.

08 October 2019

Oakley PRIZM

Prizm is a revolutionary sunglass lens technology from Oakley which optimises vision allowing wearers to see more clearly. It took Oakley 15 years to fully develop this performance lens which improves colour and contrast perception as well as providing enhanced detail compared to traditional tinted or polarised lenses.

05 September 2019

Presbyopia are you reading at arm’s length?

Do you find yourself having to hold the menu further away to read it? Are you struggling to read messages on your mobile phone or the small print on grocery labels? If you are, you're not alone. These are common first signs of presbyopia

26 August 2019

Shortsightedness

Myopia, commonly known as short-sightedness or near-sightedness, is increasing at an alarming rate worldwide, doubling in children over the course of a single generation. 36% of Australians are predicted to be myopic by 2020 and by 2050, it’s set to increase to 55%.

15 August 2019

Eye-light IPL: A new treatment for dry eye

A new way of treating Dry Eye has recently arrived in our clinic. The Eye-Light IPL machine uses intensive pulsed light and low level light therapy to stimulate the oil glands around the eyes, and enhance their production of oil into your tears. This will aid in improving your.

15 June 2019

May is Macula Month (1 – 31 May 2019)

May is Macula Month and the perfect time to learn if you're at risk of macular disease. If you're over 50 you are at higher risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Having a parent or sibling with AMD means you have a 50% risk of diagnosis. Smokers are at three to four times higher risk of AMD

13 May 2019

Are your eyes feeling dry, gritty, or sandy?

If your eyes often feel dry and scratchy, watery and red, you may have a condition called Dry Eye. This occurs when the eyes are not kept moist enough by tears due to an instability in the quality or quantity of the tear film. Dry eye can be uncomfortable and is one of the most common eye

26 March 2019

Contact lenses that change colour

We all know about glasses that go darker in the sun. Wouldn't it be nice to have contacts that also react to light. Using the proven technology of Acuvue Oaysis, Johnson and Johnson in conjunction with Transition Optical has now started clinical trials on a contact lens that controls the amount of light entering

20 May 2018

A safe car is nothing without safe vision

We all know about glasses that go darker in the sun. Wouldn't it be nice to have contacts that also react to light. Using the proven technology of Acuvue Oaysis, Johnson and Johnson in conjunction with Transition Optical has now started clinical trials on a contact lens that controls the amount of light entering

03 April 2018

Water and contact lenses don't mix

It may come as a surprise to some contact lens wearers that contact lenses and tap water don't mix. Mixing tap water and contact lenses can lead to a serious eye infection and possibly a loss of vision. It is perfectly safe to wash your hands with soap before handling your contact lenses.

06 March 2018

Blue light protection from digital devices

You have probably heard about blue light and how it can effect us, especially our sleeping patterns. Blue-violet light is everywhere. It is produced by the sun as well from many digital devices and fluorescent light sources. Blue light is a shorter wavelength than visible light and tends to scatter more, making it harder

02 August 2017

Are your eyes healthy?

This latest technology enables eye disease to be diagnosed much earlier than other instruments we have historically used for glaucoma and macular degeneration diagnosis. OCT is non-invasive (it uses light, rather than sound or radio frequency to deliver high resolution images of the deep layers of the retina). It has a higher.

09 May 2017

Why is UV protection so important to our eyes?

Australia has some of the highest UV levels in the world. We love to spend time outdoors at the beach, and enjoying our beautiful country. While we all know that UV rays can damage the skin, did you know that the Skin Cancer Foundation has shown that the eyes are 10 times more sensitive

03 April 2017

Itchy, scratchy, watery eyes?

It's hay fever season again! Constant watery, itchy, red eyes can really make you feel terrible. Pollen from the environment stimulates the eye to release histamine which causes the allergic reaction. Traditional antihistamine eye drops from the pharmacist will relieve the symptoms but unfortunately wear off over time. Optometrists have a range of newer

14 September 2016

Blephasteam: A new way to treat dry eye

One of the most common causes of dry eye is poor oil production from the eyelids. Over time, the glands in the lids become blocked and inflamed leading to increased evaporation of the tears. Traditional treatments of applying warm compresses have had varying results. The Blephasteam system applies a constant gentle heat the lids

13 September 2016

Digital Eye Strain

Australians are now spending half the day using digital devices. Recent studies have shown that as many as 65% of digital device users experience some form of eye strain. Symptoms can include fatigue, dry sore eyes, blurred vision and headaches. We now have a range of lenses that are specifically designed for digital devices. .

04 April 2020